The British Film Institute (BFI) has added five experienced executives to its board of governors.
Joining the BFI Chair are Tim Richards, CEO of Cinema Chain Vue: Monica Chadda, Board Advisor and Consultant; Elizabeth Carlsen (Carol), Producer and co-founder of the No. 9 film; Laura Miele, executive vice-president and COO of Electronic Arts; Scott Stuber, Head of Global Film at Netflix; And writer, producer and director Edgar Wright (Baby driver)
Each board member serves a four-year term, beginning May 2022. Recruitment of new BFI governors to represent Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is currently underway, org said in a release.
The quintet is joined by current BFI governors Michael Birshan, Idris Elba, Gary Fox, Jay Hunt, Robin Saunders, Andrew Smith, Phil Stokes and Nell Whitley.
Tim Richards, Chairperson of the BFI, said: “I am honored to welcome five new incredibly talented industry professionals to the BFI Board of Governors. These highly respected leaders will join a world-class board that demonstrates BFI and its vision under the direction of CEO Ben Roberts. Their knowledge and experience across film, television, games, technology and business combined with our current governors will be invaluable to BFI and the industry as a whole. I look forward to welcoming them to BFI and working together. ”
Ben Roberts, BFI’s chief executive, added: “This is an exciting year for BFI, as we develop and launch our ten-year strategy under a new leadership team. So I’m delighted that we have incredible individuals joining the team and board who can support BFI in one year of critical development – for both the organization and our fast-moving sector. “